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Introduction: Reconsidering “Red Vienna”

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book sets out to address scholars' underemphasis of the extent of ideological conflict in interwar Viennese intellectual ... More


The Verein Ernst Mach and the Politicization of Viennese Progressive Thought

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One of the groups that challenged the Spannkreis was the Vienna Circle of logical empiricists. This chapter examines the social activities of members of the Verein Ernst Mach (Ernst Mach Society), ... More


The Spannkreis and the Battle for Hegemony in Central Europe

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the popularity of authoritarian and fascist ideas in Central Europe through an investigation of the one of the most influential Black Viennese circles, the Spannkreis, centered ... More


The Emergence of Black Vienna

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the evolution of Black Vienna in the early interwar years. Focusing on the Austrian Catholic scientific society, the Leo-Gesellschaft, and the most influential Central European ... More


Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Janek Wasserman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as “Red Vienna” has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. ... More


The Rise and Fall of Politically Engaged Scholarship in Red Vienna, 1927–1934

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the rise and fall of social and political engagement by progressive intellectuals in the face of Austria's fascist turn in the late 1920s. It argues that the intellectual ... More


The Austro-Marxist Struggle for “Intellectual Workers”

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the recruitment efforts undertaken by the Austro-Marxists to win “intellectual workers” to the socialist cause in the early Republic. In the wake of the 1918 Austrian Revolution ... More


The Triumph of Radical Conservatism in the Austrofascist State, 1933–1938

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the evolution of the Black Viennese cultural field in the late 1920s and 1930s from a period of relative consensus through its tensions in the early Austrofascist state to the ... More


Österreichische Aktion and the New Conservatism

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the emergence of the monarchist movement the Österreichische Aktion, situating Viennese radical conservatism in the larger context of European authoritarianism and fascism. ... More


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